Merger

Richard Branson – Dick in real life
Brought his company ‘Virgin’
– Bearded, a little barmy and supremely nice –
To the United States of America
Where he met Jeff Bezos’s megastore
Amazon, a buxom female archer
Who too was a virgin and liked to go topless
Was D-cupped and 40 mouth-watering inches
Around the bubble-shaped buttocks
And they merged on paper and word
As a retail bookstore wedded a record label
Where “I Do” was the pledge
And ever-last was the mission statement
And in that same beautiful nightfall
Two people with an abundance of emotional capital
Realized that the journey from now to forever
Will always be preserved on folios of the paperback mind
And in music of the vinyl heart
After all what is more beautiful
Than two consenting virgins
Devirginizing an eternity.

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meandererworld (Dilantha Gunawardana)

Dr Dilantha Gunawardana is a molecular biologist, who graduated from the University of Melbourne. He moonlights as a poet. Dilantha wrote his first poem at the ripe age of 32 and now has more than 1700 poems on his blog. His poems have been accepted/published in Forage, Kitaab, Eastlit, American Journal of Poetry and Ravens Perch, among others. He was also awarded the prize for "The emerging writer of the year - 2016" in the Godage National Literary Awards, Sri Lanka for his first collection of poems (Kite Dreams – A Sarasavi Publication), while being shortlisted for the poetry prize. Dilantha is a dual citizen of Sri Lanka and Australia, and shares his experiences from two different cultures. He blogs at - https://meandererworld. wordpress.com/

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